USAC 360s AT HANFORD SATURDAY; ALEXANDER GRABS 2010 OPENER AT TULARE
Dean Alexander of Visalia, Calif. Leads the USAC Western Regional 360 Sprint Car Series to Giant Speedway in Hanford, Calif. this Saturday night for round two of the brand-new series.
Alexander has a five-point lead over Craig Stidham after winning last Saturday night’s 25-lap feature event at the Groppetti Automotive Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway. He led the final 14 laps at Tulare driving the McCowan Motorsports Special. He passed Danny Sheridan on lap 12 and led the rest of the way to beat Stidham, Danny Faria Jr., Jace VanderWeerd and Garrett Ishii to the checkered flag.
The 2010 Western Regional 360 calendar includes 20 races at four different speedways.
Saturday’s race at Hanford is the first of five at the 3/8-mile dirt oval. The 360s return there June 5, July 17, August 21 and September 11.
USAC WESTERN REGIONAL 360 SPRINT SERIES POINT STANDINGS
1-Dean Alexander-68; 2-Craig Stidham-63; 3-Danny Faria Jr.-61; 4-Jace VanderWeerd-58; 5-Garrett Ishii-53; 6-Peter Murphy-50; 7-Richard VanderWeerd-49; 8-Chris Ennis-44; 9-Jimmy Thompson-43; 10-Andy Ferris-38.
Submitted By: USAC Sprints